A surge in my veinsThrobbing templesBurning sensationOf rising resentmentHelpless, I seeMen in power beReckless, remorselessStirring uprisingsWhere anger isDirected to fellowsWithout folly, sans flawSo, fingers do not point,To merchants of war!

What’s in a Name

The labels we carryAre they our identityThe truth of our soulsThe blood in our veinsNameplates, tattoosEtched on foreheadsStamped on destiniesStapled to the warrantsBy which they pursue, punishTrack down, put behind barsMake us stand in a queueAsk what did you doTo earn titles, so!What do you say?To those who hateWith power absolute,Anyone whose nameDoesn’t sound orContinue reading “What’s in a Name”

Finding Our Religion

One of the series that I really liked watching on Prime Video was The Path. Around the same time, I was enjoying reading Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari. While the web series and the book are not connected in any way, as a viewer and reader, I found a common theme. The inherent violent, ratherContinue reading “Finding Our Religion”

The Lure of Power

Globally, the lure of power is something I can never understand. Men of ripe age wanting authority over a divided people, in a raging pandemic, faltering economy, and destroyed environment. There must be something about power and the privileges that makes one want to embrace the worst possible stress and constant criticism and scrutiny, everyContinue reading “The Lure of Power”